Government

District 1 Voter Guide: Candidate Stances on Police Funding, Tenant Rights, Immigration, Pollution, Youth Funds, Guns

Oct. 22, 2019 / By
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Our Youth Reporters surveyed candidates on the issues they find most important, ranging from port emissions to police funding.

Flavored Vaping Products to be Banned in Long Beach

Oct. 3, 2019 / By

The Long Beach City Council voted Tuesday to push forward a city ban on the sale of flavored vaping and flavored tobacco products.
Valerie Vargas sits with family and community members at the North Long Beach Methodist Church on August 28, 2019 brainstorming ways to reform the Sheriff’s Department. Her relative, Anthony Vargas, was killed by deputies in August 2018. Photo by Michael Lozano.

Sheriff’s ICE Policies, Shootings Compel Long Beach Residents into Action

Oct. 1, 2019 / By
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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva is taking heat as Long Beach residents demand more oversight of immigration transfers and deputy shootings.